Presentation on theme: "Make Connections while they read"— Presentation transcript:
1 Make Connections while they read Good readers…Make Connectionswhile they readConnections from the text to selfConnections from the text to another textConnections from the text to the real world
2 Ask Questions while they read Good readers…Ask Questionswhile they readWhat is known about the text, topic or author?How is this connected to another part of the text?Why did the character do that?What is the character’s motive?
3 Make Predictions while they read Good readers…Make Predictionswhile they readWhat will happen next?How will the problem be solved?What will the main character do?How will the story end?What preconceptions do I have that may be changed by interacting with this text?
4 Determine What’s Important while they read Good readers…Determine What’s Important while they readWhat information do I need to know?What is interesting, but not that important to know?How does the author let me know what is really important?
5 Can Retell the Order of Events in a text Good readers…Can Retell the Order of Events in a textWhat happened first?What happened last?What happened before…What happened after…What would have happened if the order of events were rearranged?
6 Make Sense of New Words in the text Good readers…Make Sense of New Words in the textWhat clues does the author give in the sentence to help me understand the word.What clues are in the paragraph that hint at what the word means?What resources can I use to find the meaning of the word?
7 Can Visualize what they are reading Good readers…Can Visualizewhat they are readingMake pictures in your head about the from the words the author used in the textUse visual aids like maps, time lines, and charts to help you understand the text
8 Take Note of Change while they are reading Good readers…Take Note of Changewhile they are readingHow have the characters changed since the beginning of the story?How has the setting changed?What events caused the characters to change?How does the change impact the story’s ending?
9 Compare and Contrast while they are reading Good readers…Compare and Contrastwhile they are readingHow is this text like …How is this text different from…What do the characters have in common?
10 Know the Purposes for Reading Good readers…Know the Purposesfor ReadingWhy am I involved with this text?What do I wish to come away with?What specific strategies must I use in order to meet my purpose?Why did the author write this text?
11 Can Draw Conclusions from the text Good readers…Can Draw Conclusions from the textWhat is the big picture?What is your personal response?Is your response like or different from others who have read, viewed or heard the same text?
12 Can Synthesize Information from the text Good readers…Can Synthesize Information from the textWhat information or knowledge from this text experience enlarges your understanding of yourself, others, other content?How are you different after having experienced with this text?
13 Access Prior Knowledge while reading the text Good readers…Access Prior Knowledge while reading the textRecall and consider what is known about the topic, author and genreReflect on experiences with this type of textReflect on experiences that the characters are having
14 Use Fix Up Strategies while reading the text Good readers…Use Fix Up Strategieswhile reading the textReread to make sense or build understandingAsk questions of yourself and othersAnalyze difficult wordsPut the writer’s main ideas into your own wordsUse graphic organizers to keep track of what is going on in the textUse reading strategies together to make sense of the text
15 Can Utilize Text Features to enhance comprehension Good readers…Can Utilize Text Features to enhance comprehensionHow does the author use text features to help the reader understand the information?How do maps help the reader visualize the location or setting?How charts and graphs help the reader understand the change over time?How did the author organize the text to help the reader gather information?
16 Identify Cause & Effect Relationships during & after reading Good readers…Identify Cause & Effect Relationshipsduring & after readingWhy did it happen?What caused the character to respond that way?What happened when….
17 using background knowledge and information from the text Good readers…Make Inferencesusing background knowledge and information from the textHow can I connect my prior knowledge to the text to help me understand the text better?What clues did the author leave to help me clarify and/or make meaning of the text
18 Can Identify the Main Idea using cues from the text Good readers…Can Identify the Main Ideausing cues from the textWhat ideas/concepts are repeated in the text?How does the author lead me to the main idea?What do the major events and important ideas have in common?
19 Understand Characters Good readers…Understand CharactersWhat does the author tell the reader about the characters?What details does the author provide that help you understand the character’s motives?What does the character do and say that give hints about their character traits?How does knowing how the character changes help the reader understand the story and make predictions?
20 Identify Story Elements while they are reading Good readers…Identify Story Elements while they are readingHow does the know the story elements help the reader understand the story and make predictions?How does the setting impact the story?How does knowing the plot help the reader identify the story’s theme?
21 Know Text Structures so that they can make meaning of the text Good readers…Know Text Structuresso that they can makemeaning of the textHow did the author organize the text to help the reader gather information?What story structures do authors typically use? (cause/effect, compare/contrast, sequentially, problem/solution, etc.)How can the reader organize the text to help make sense of the text during and after reading.